The 20 best camping spots within driving distance of Tampa Bay

Nothing beats bonfires, ocean sunsets, and turning off your phone. Camping out in Tampa Bay is arguably one of the best things…

By CL Staff

Fort De Soto Campground 
    3500 Pinellas Bayway S., Tierra Verde
    The Fort De Soto Campground has 238 family camping sites with water, electricity, a laundry station, restrooms, showers and picnic tables. Special campsites are available to people who want to bring their pets along. Visitors can hike along mangroves, wetlands, palm hammocks and hardwoods, or visit the historic fort. Both tent and RV stations are available. Fees range from $33.90 to $45.77 depending on when and how you plan on staying at the campground.
    
    Photo via Visit St. Pete/Clearwater Facebook
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